Tom Lane wrote:
> Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net> writes:
> > Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >> How about an environment variable to control the timeout? Is that
> >> cleaner?
> > I don't see why it should be. I think Peter's --timeout suggestion
> > should be just fine.
> I wrote a moment ago that the user can hit control-C when he gets bored,
> but that argument only works for interactive use of pg_ctl. In a script
> I think you'd want a --timeout option. I don't see the advantage of
> an environment variable in either scenario.
I have implemented pg_ctl -t secs timeout option with the attached
patch. It still defaults to 60. I did not code the 'ping' option.
Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> http://momjian.us
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